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What Is The Best Way To Carefully Gain Weight
Diet and Muscle Mass: To gain weight you have to consume more calories than you are burning. Do this in a healthy way though. Don't choose junk or fast food. Keep a well balanced diet and make sure you are getting all the nutrients you need. Don't cut out exercise as it is very good for you. Weight lifting and other muscle building exercises can help you increase your body mass. ...Read more
Eat, eat, eat.: You can gain calories by just eating more food. People tend to gain weight with meat because it's more calorie-dense than other foods, but you'd gain more weight by just eating more of less calorie-dense foods. Just keep it healthy - there's a difference between gaining muscle weight and just getting fat. And exercise as well, so you gain lean mass and not just get fat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The gym: By eating junk food and fatty foods is the worst way to gain weight! Not only its unattractive, its also health hazardous! Go to the gym and start a moderate weight training exercise program. Increase your lean protein intake, eat good fats (fish oil, flaxseed oil, coconut oil) and eat a low glycemic index diet! ...Read more
Nutrition: Weight gain is generally the result of eating more calories than are expended over time. Although counterintuitive, exercise can help with weight gain, particularly if strength training is done. The increase in skeletal muscle increases body weight more than a similar amount of fat would. Proper, balanced nutrition is likewise important when trying to gain weight. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Increase activity: For most people, adding moderate exercise such as a daily 30 minute walk will result in slow, sustainable weight loss. Along with this, try to eliminate high-calorie beverages and substitute water. This combination often results in a difference of 500 calories daily, which adds up to a pound a week. Over a few months that 15 pounds will be gone. ...Read more
Diet and muscle mass: To gain weight you have to consume more calories than you are burning. Do this in a healthy way though. Don't choose junk or fast food. Keep a well balanced diet and make sure you are getting all the nutrients you need. Don't forget to exercise as it is very good to do. Working out with some weights can help increase your body mass. A routine check-up helps make sure there isn't a medical problem. ...Read more
Keep at it: So long as you are eating a healthy diet and are slightly positive (100-500) on your calorie intake you should gain weight. If you lift and don't eat a little extra you will get strong but not add as much weight. If you are restricting calories then you will actually lose weight by lifting. ...Read more
What is the best way to stay in shape without exercising? I try to eat right, but I'm still gaining weight.
No: Starved people are not in good shape. Weight loss is predominantly MUSCLE unless you work out. (endurance OR strength) Muscle can be used for endurance (calorie burning) or strength (muscle preservation and growth). Not both. Endurance below the belt, barbells above. ANd weight gain is from eating based on cues other than hunger. Http://www. Amazon. Com/dp/0692496157/ deals with this for weight los ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My age is 18.I am thin. What is the best way to gain weight without going to gym. What should I eat. My weight is only 50kg?
Body Weight Exercise: To gain weight in a healthy manner you need to exercise with progressive resistance to build muscle. It's a bit slower without weights, but can be done-hindu squats, hindu push-ups, pull-ups. Can try kettlebells. Eat lots oflean protein-fish, chicken, turkey. Eat fruits/veggies. Avoid processed carbs-eat complex carbs. Genetics will play a role in how much weight you can gain. ...Read more
I gained about 11 pounds in just 4 days. I ate a lot of cookies and chocolate, but still... Is this even possible? What is the best way to lose weight
See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon, . .. Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, . ... ...Read more
Some tips.: Eat healthy foods that are high in calories. Eat six meals per day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Work out with heavier weights with fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hours per night. Hydrate well with water. Snacking when you are trying to gain weight>. Nuts are high in calories, contain protein & are high in monosaturated fat (almonds). We all should aim. ...Read more
Proper nutrition/exe: It is very difficult to stop worrrying if your are gaining weight or losing weight rapidly and you will need a medical check up. But if you want to maintain a healthy weight you have to have healthy life style with healthy eating habits and exercise, and enjoying the consumption of food., and avoiding stress.So don't worry and live a happy life with that in mind. Try your best to maintain a healthy wt. ...Read more
I am trying to gain weight but also have to lower my cholesterol levels. What is the best way to do this.?
You need to gain: Healthy weight, as in lean muscle. The key for this is making sure you are eating healthy calories including lean proteins and healthy fats, while avoiding processed foods or simple sugars (sugars). Try to incorporate some form of resistance exercise too. Remember you can gain lean muscle and lose body fat (good from your cholesterol), but it takes time and effort. ...Read more
How do I slow my metabolism down. I have a extremely fast metabolism and I would like to gain some attractive weight. What is the best way to do this?
Do no harm: There is a general rule in medicine which should be adopted by humanity. First do no harm! You do not have a disease or medical condition to stop or change. Any attempt to change this would be taking unnecessary risks to your health. Perhaps your journey in life is to learn to love yourself as you are. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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